Pearls Sample Question
Pharm/Parenteral Therapy (Drugs/Vital Signs)
9/1/2017 12:00:00 AM
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A patient currently taking verapamil and nebivolol begins to experience shortness of breath, edema, bradycardia, and dyspnea on exertion. What is a possible cause of these symptoms?
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1. Peripheral vascular disease
2. Pulmonary hypertension
3. Congestive heart failure
4. Myocardial infarction
Symptoms of congestive heart failure may include diminished exercise capacity, bradycardia, shortness of breath, edema, fatigue, and dyspnea on exertion.
Nebivolol is used for the treatment of hypertension.
Verapamil is used for the treatment of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia prophylaxis, angina, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, and supraventricular tachycardia.
Congestive heart failure is a possible adverse effect for verapamil.
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